The New Brunswick government says anyone wishing to apply for the 2016 antlerless deer hunt can do so from July 18 to August 19

Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet says the number of permits for the 2016 season will be down slightly from last year. Province-wide, 1,800 permits will be allowed, down 450 from 2,250 in 2015. The decrease occurs primarily in central and southern New Brunswick.


Doucet says New Brunswickers can apply for the draw through the Department of Energy and Resource Development’s e-licensing system. Applicants can use their Outdoors Card number to complete their application online, at Service New Brunswick centres and at registered vendors. A list of registered vendors is available online.

The following is a list of New Brunswick wildlife management zones with the 2016 quota of antlerless deer permits allocated in each:

WMZ              Licences
1                     Buck only
2                     Buck only
3                     Buck only
4                     Closed
5                     Closed
6                     Buck only
7                     Buck only
8                     Buck only
9                     Closed
10                   Buck only
11                    Buck only
12                    Buck only
13                    Buck only
14                    Buck only
15                    Buck only
16                    50
17                    Buck only
18                    Buck only
19                    Buck only
20                    100
21                    Buck only
22                    600
23                    600
24                    Buck only
25                    Buck only
26                    50
27                    400